Hydroponics Online Home Home Store Blog Forums FAQs Lesson Plans Pictures

Go Back   Hydroponics Forums Discussions > Hydroponics Discussion Forums > Hydroponics

I have a conductivity meter


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-03-2009, 02:15 AM
Mark Mark is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 9
Default I have a conductivity meter

I'm looking for a nutrient solution for dummies approach. Where can I learn all I need to know to grow healthy plants? I have a conductivity meter and I haven't got a clue what it all means. I'm completely confused by all the terminology eg.) TDS, EC, CF, ppm, ppt, microSiemens, milliSiemens etc.etc. My meter reads in milliSiemens. Can I use this? and What would an ideal reading in milliSiemens be for my blooming nutrient, and vegetative nutrient. Please advise. Thanks much.

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-03-2009, 02:15 AM
Ron Ron is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,285
Default

EC - Electrical Conductivity measures the rate a small electrical current flows through a solution. Usually measured in microomhos per centimeter (u.Mho/cm) or microsiemens per centimeter (u.S/cm) 1.0u.Mho/cm = 1.0u.S/cm
How many millis are in a micro? Now you got me confused. Get back to you later.

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.